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ORANGE Avery Jumbo HexaBumper Retriever Dummy

  • Choose orange for blind retrieves since dogs can't distinguish it
  • Flat-sided hex shape = easier for your dog to hold



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    The Avery HexaBumper 6-sided design offers advanced technology that eliminates many disadvantages of round bumpers.

    Features:

  • 3" x 11"
  • Approx. 14 ounces
  • VGrips promote soft mouth with superior hold
  • Hexagon shape helps reduce chomping tendency
  • Great for long marks as used in field trials and hunt tests
  • Easier for dogs to see at much further distances
  • Six flat sides offer dogs easier grip & hold
  • Valveless design will never take on water
  • Perfect size & weight to condition dogs for real ducks

    Color options:

  • White is the most common bumper because it is visible on most backgrounds.
  • Orange is for blind retrieves since dogs cannot distinguish it.
  • Flasher is perfect for mark training. Alternating panels create a "strobe" that is visible to dogs on most backgrounds.


  • Pro Tips:

      Your dog can't mark what he can't see so be fair to him by selecting the appropriate color bumper for each scenario. Training situations change often and can vary from one mark to the next in the same set up so make sure you have several of each color bumper when you head out for training. This simple rule of thumb will help you maximize your training time and efficiency.

      Help your dog be successful!
      Jeremiah Harston
      Sporting Dog Specialist
      Avery Pro-Staff


      Round up your bumpers and store them in a bag or bucket at the end of each training session. A bumper that is lying around becomes an invitation to a young dog to chew on. Not only is this negative reinforcement to your dog's mark training, but it is almost sure to get you an expensive and unnecessary trip to your vet's office. If you keep it simple, you'll avoid complications!

      Let's go to the Woods!
      Chris Akin
      Avery Team WaterDog
      Webfooted Kennels


    Free Throw Rope included with every dummy!

    ORANGE Avery Jumbo HexaBumpers

    Steve Says:

    Transcript from Steve's Video:

    This is the Avery HexaBumper. The HexaBumper is a little different from every other bumper on the market in that instead of being round, it is a six-sided dummy. It changes the way the dog grips it just a little bit, which has been real popular with folks. The V-grip design is set up to help the dog hold it in his mouth easier, especially when it's wet and slimy.

    It comes in three different colors -- white, which is easiest for your dogs to see, orange, which is hardest for your dogs to see, mainly used for blind retrieves, and then what's called a flasher, which is a little different. It's a black and white dummy. Little different from most black and white dummies that we've seen. Generally, black and white dummies are half black and half white on this side, where the flasher has black and white sides. It looks a little different when it's going through the air.

    The beauty of a black and white dummy is that it's going to stand out in any background situation. It's going to be easier for the dog to see when it's going through the air. It's going to be easier to see on a dark background or a light background, so they are great for marking.

    All the Avery dummies come with a throw rope already attached, even in different colors. You can get black and white with the black and white. You get white with the white dummy. And then you get black with the orange.

    Comes in two different sizes. The regular size is 2x10. The jumbo size is 3x11. I like a jumbo size because it's a little more natural for a dog. It gets them used to picking up either a duck or a pheasant. So, as they get bigger I'm going to go with a bigger size dummy. It's just a little more getting them used to what they're going to be doing in the field.





    Country of Origin: Made in China.

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    Customer Reviews

    Review Summary
    4.8
    70 Reviews
    5
    87% (61)
    4
    6% (4)
    3
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    99% Recommend this product (69 of 70 responses)
    By Heather
    London, England
    Great Water Dummies - Avery Jumbo Dummies
    October 6, 2020
    I live in the UK and imported several of these Avery Jumbo Dummies for doing water training with my Hungarian Wirehaired Vizslas. I find that these dummies have just enough give to make them comfortable for the dogs to hold quietly in their mouths. Some other makes are a bit too soft and encourage the dog to mouth the dummy which could encourage them to mouth and damage a bird. Very pleased with these Avery Water Dummies.
    Pros
    • Firm, good colors and size . Long rope makes them easy to throw.
    By Jon
    Pendleton, ny
    Gun Dog Rocks
    September 4, 2020
    Fast shipping, and great product! My pup is ear to ear!!
    By Blackfoots C.
    North Carolina
    Switched from 1" to 3" Hexa Bumper
    September 3, 2020
    Our normal bumper is the 1” hex black and white. I switched to the 3” black and white for added weight to increase my throw distance. Triton is appreciative of my longer distance.
    Pros
    • The weight and grip for me while still being easy for my lab to grab
    Cons
    • My lab is tough on bumpers so he has already punctured
    • one of the two we bought. This was also a problem with the 1" so always need to have a spare.
    By @nestorthenewfie
    San Diego
    My dog cannot live without it
    September 2, 2020
    We have a Newfie and we go to the beach every morning with his bumper. IT's a great product. The only one that lasted for so long. So many people at the beach ask about this bumper, because it always looks like new.
    Pros
    • Lasts forever. Unless you lose it :-(
    Cons
    • All dogs want to play with it. My dog doesn't like that.
    By Lynn S.
    Louisiana
    Great weight and quality
    April 20, 2021
    I was pleasantly surprised when I received these bumpers. They have a soft feel, but a great sturdiness to them. I was concerned that my young, small mouthed female lab might trouble holding on to them, but she has no trouble with them. They angled sides make them easy to grip and the weight of them is great.
    By Josh
    Central minnesota
    Great product
    April 17, 2021
    Best dummy on the market. I have 3 retrievers and they are hard on equipment. This is the only one that has lasted over a month.
    Pros
    • Super durable
    Cons
    • A bit heavier and a little tough for my wife and kids to use.
    By Nic
    South Texas
    Avery Jumbo Bumper
    March 31, 2021
    Great product! Bought a handful for to use as i got into handling with my pup and it made the transition smooth. Durable, realistic weight and worth the money.
    Cons
    • The throw rope for each one had to be re-tied and fused because the knots had came undone right away.
    By Matthew T.
    Virginia
    Exactly what I needed
    November 12, 2020
    The exact quality I expect from Avery and the great customer service and price I get from Gun Dog Supply.
    By Alden
    Los Angeles
    Good for soft mouthed dog
    October 16, 2020
    Helped my smallish, soft mouthed dog pick up 3" bumpers.
    By John
    Washington state
    Any other tool in the training bag
    September 6, 2020
    I have not been able to use these much yet, my dog is being a teenager. The are sturdy, have a great rope on them and I hope they fix some of his issues.
    By Customer
    Bucyrus, KS
    Bumper review
    September 3, 2020
    Would definitely buy more when needed.
    Pros
    • All good
    Cons
    • None
    By Alana M.
    Moline, Illinois
    works wonderfully for dock diving competitions
    September 2, 2020
    I have been competing in dock diving for several years now and these are my go-to. They hold up very well (none of my Malinois have soft mouths) and any time I order a new supply the shipping is very quick. I would highly recommend!
    Pros
    • durable
    By Alicia C.
    MI
    Review for Avery Jumbo HexaBumper Retriever Dummy
    December 1, 2018



    By James P.
    KS
    Review for Avery Jumbo HexaBumper Retriever Dummy
    October 18, 2018
    Ends are brittle. Broke off after a few months.


    By Cynthia B.
    OK
    Review for Avery Jumbo HexaBumper Retriever Dummy
    October 11, 2018
    Best training bumpers. Dogs love them.


    By Tim K.
    Review for Avery Jumbo HexaBumper Retriever Dummy
    October 11, 2018
    This design allows for a more positive hold and increased air flow.


    By Alicia C.
    MI
    Review for Avery Jumbo HexaBumper Retriever Dummy
    October 10, 2018
    We love these, But my dog likes them more.
    By Alicia C.
    MI
    Review for Avery Jumbo HexaBumper Retriever Dummy
    October 10, 2018
    I use black and white. Dogs see the orange as gray so orange is not good.

    By Norman B.
    MI
    Review for Avery Jumbo HexaBumper Retriever Dummy
    August 26, 2016
    The durability of this toy seems to be questionable. It is already flattening after on dock jumping competition. It will be very good for catching competition when i need a heavier toy that is soft to catch. I am not entirely disappointed and it will definitely be a keeper in my arsenal for that reason alone.
    By Mike R.
    TX
    Review for Avery Jumbo HexaBumper Retriever Dummy
    August 13, 2016
    Excellent product! Very well made!
    By Ryan H.
    WI
    Review for Avery Jumbo HexaBumper Retriever Dummy
    August 11, 2016
    These bumpers are great! Avery changed the recipe of the rubber they used, and it was for the better. These bumpers are softer and help with mouthing issues with younger dogs. Just recently replaced all my bumpers with these.
    By Cynthia B.
    OK
    Review for Avery Jumbo HexaBumper Retriever Dummy
    August 11, 2016
    Love them. Just pricey.
    By Robert P.
    LA
    Review for Avery Jumbo HexaBumper Retriever Dummy
    July 23, 2016
    Longest lasting dummies on the market.
    By Albert J.
    TX
    Review for Avery Jumbo HexaBumper Retriever Dummy
    July 3, 2016
    The hex bumpers are holding up very good. The dogs like them, and so do I. Thanks for selling such a great product.
    By Paul T.
    TX
    Review for Avery Jumbo HexaBumper Retriever Dummy
    July 2, 2016
    Very good product. I will be buying more heavy for their size, so throwing long marks is very easy. Very good material.
    By Helen L.
    ID
    Review for Avery Jumbo HexaBumper Retriever Dummy
    July 2, 2016
    Our dog has a 'hard mouth'... by breed. He's not a water dog or a hunting dog, but you can't convince him he's not. He loves to retrieve the Avery HexaBumper more than any ball or stick AND more than any other brand of bumper. It is unbelievable how he will pick the Avery out amidst an array of other 'fetch toys', which is what he thinks it is. He will jump off river banks to get it and also fetch it on land. It is convenient to throw because of he attached rope. We buy the Avery because it is more durable than any other bumper, and before we found this brand we would go through too many bumpers. These are durable. As long as we have Bentley, we will buy Avery HexaBumpers.
    By Michelle B.
    Review for Avery Jumbo HexaBumper Retriever Dummy
    June 22, 2016
    Got all three. Haven't tried all of them yet, but I love them. The shipping was great.
    By Mike G.
    TX
    Review for Avery Jumbo HexaBumper Retriever Dummy
    June 2, 2016
    The rope came out after 4-5 throws.
    By John T.
    TN
    Review for Avery Jumbo HexaBumper Retriever Dummy
    May 17, 2016
    Great. Already have some the softer. My dog loves them. Not like cheaper ones. They are harder. Dogs do not like the harder ones.
    By Paul H.
    CO
    Review for Avery Jumbo HexaBumper Retriever Dummy
    April 25, 2016
    The black and white ones are easiest for them to spot in the air!



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